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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the proposed four-state, $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline. (all times local): 10:45 a.m. An American Indian activist arrested along with 73 other Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents for allegedly trespassing on private land is now...
Legal battles are playing out across the U.S. as opponents of President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens from seven predominantly Muslim nations take their fight to the courtroom. Hearings were being held Friday in a few of the cases. A look at some of the court challenges...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas Senate panel on Friday approved a so-called sanctuary cities bill that would withhold state money from local jurisdictions that don't hand over immigrants already in custody for possible deportation. The Senate's state affairs committee passed the...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Wire recordings of Holocaust survivors singing melodies at a refugee camp in France in 1946 have been heard for the first time in decades, thanks to university employees in Ohio who pieced together a device to listen to them. The University of Akron says the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Betsy DeVos has cleared a major hurdle in the Senate to become the next education secretary, despite vigorous opposition from Democrats. Senators voted 52-48 to cut off debate before dawn Friday morning, setting the stage for a final confirmation vote next week...
DENVER (AP) — Want to know how to grow weed safely? Soon you'll be able to ask the Colorado Department of Agriculture. The agency is moving past years of skepticism on regulating marijuana. Agriculture officials are telling other states what they've learned about regulating a...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's remote Bogoslof Island is only 169 acres, a third the size of the average American farm. And it's highest "peak" is just 490 feet, half as tall as the Eiffel Tower. Like other Aleutian islands, it's swarming with sea lions. But it's what's below...
UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Around Utica, it's not unusual to see tables full of Bosnians sipping strong coffee in cafes, Muslim women in hijabs shopping at grocery stores and Somalis raised in equatorial heat heading to work in the blowing snow. An influx of thousands of refugees from...
President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning refugees and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries has put a spotlight on those immigrant communities across the country. The U.S. has taken in nearly 270,000 immigrants and refugees from the affected...